The Truth Remains Unchanged By Shadow And/Or Distorted Light

The play of shadow and refracted light within Maya often fabricates illusory distortions that can create suffering caused by attractions, aversions, likes, and dislikes if one becomes attached to the images that are being perceived on the projected screen of … Read MoreRead More

Sutra Studies Week 52: Check-In | Spiritual Practice Is Attuning With Reality And Acknowledging/Understanding The Nature Of Dense reality/Maya

Spirituality is not a theoretical endeavor; it is a practical journey/experience: it is life lived in alignment with the Truth of your existence. … Read More

How Free Are You To Be?

Is your “self”-control, spirituality, morality, love, kindness, speech, conduct, emotional state, and so forth, based on conditioning and the dictates of Maya and ego-based forces inside and outside of you, or do these expressions, when they come to life through … Read MoreRead More

Sutra Studies Week 5: Discovering Your True Self Identity (Sutra 4)

“At other times [the Self appears to] assume the forms of the mental modifications.” –The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Vrtti Sarupyamitaratra Vrtti: modification/distortion | Sarupyam: assumes form, identification | Itaratra: at other times “[W]ithout any identifications [to which I will … Read MoreRead More

The Eight-Limbed Path Of Yoga-Part 3: Limbs Five And Six | Pratyahara And Dharana

The Context of Your Reality Within Your Primary Locus Of Control Freedom from the external pulls of the world is the only way to truly gain Self-Realization and liberation from suffering. This is what limbs five and six on the … Read MoreRead More

Sutra Studies Week 4: Looking Into The Mirror Of Your Projected Mind (Sutra 3)

“Then the Seer (Self) abides in Its own nature.” –The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Tada Drastuh Svarupe’vasthanam Tada: then | Drastuh: the Seer | Sva: own | rupe: in (itself) color/nature | Avasthanam (Vasthanam): abides “[T]he Seer, or true you, … Read MoreRead More